On Facebook, Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista announced his intention to resign from post at the end of the year amidst allegation of corruption.
It can be recalled that the Comelec Chairman’s wife Patricia Bautista called a press conference accusing her husband of ill-gotten wealth from his various capacities as a government official.
Chairman Bautista’s resignation was quickly picked up by GMA News and other major news media outlets and posted on their Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.
GMA News post read: GMA News
JUST IN: Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista to resign by the end of the year.
The news has been getting mixed reactions on Facebook. While some appeared surprised by the turn of events, some say Bautista’s resignation is forthcoming.
Netizen Shundi Mediv writes: “Kya hindi natuloy ang impeachment kc me compromise agreement na. pag inimpeach si bautista lalabas lahat ng baho nya, nag lie low lang muna tapos magreresign after hindi na mainit ung issue. sinabi ko na to dati walang naniwala”
Victorski Vargas says: “Yes sir, magpahinga ka muna, marahil ay pagod ka na sa mga asunto ng asawa mo, baka sisihin ka pa sa mga resulta ng halalan come May 14, 2018, Goodluck sir and may God bless us all….”
Betina Oliver welcomes the news. “Very good news. God is good. One down!”
Herminia Santiago couldn’t wait. “bakit end of the year pA?”
Lucky Meeh Knorr remarks that it is high time before the people will hang him in public. “Dapat lng bago ka mabitay ng taong bayan sa kasinungalingan mo …. ganyan ang mga guilty talaga iiwas pero sana itama mo muna yung mali n ginawa mo pra sa ikatatahimik ng konsensya mo if meron pa?”
Jowel Yogi Majorenos questions Bautista’s reason for delaying his exit. “bakit hintayin pang matapos ang taon, dapat now na… ano pa ba gagawin mo dyan sa comelec, meron pa bang mga last instructions mga amo mo sa LP para mapagtakpan ang nangyari sa may 2016 election? baka kasi makita eh.”